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1

OSHA's mission is to?

Protect the safety and health of American workers

2

What's the difference between the OSH Act and the standards?

OSH Act - created the standard
Standards - hazard details

3

Some of the results of lower injury and illness rates include?

lower costs and increased moral

4

Which section of the OSH Act gives the workers the right to seek safety and health on the job without fear of punishment

Whistle blowers act

5

What are the differences between horizontal and vertical standards?

Not specifically covered

6

What is the purpose of the OSHA Compliance Directives (CPL)

Compliance Directions - Consistent Interprutation

7

The four parts of the inspection process include

1. presentation of inspector credentials
2. the opening conference
3. inspector Tour
4. closing conference

8

What is "abatement" in reference to cited violations?

Fixed - correction

9

What is the difference between "Lost Time" and "Restricted Work"?

Out of work - 1 function can't do

10

What is the "incident rate" in OSHA Record keeping?

the number of injuries and illnesses, or lost workdays, per 100 full-time workers (N x 200,000 / EH)

11

How can managers demonstrate their commitment to safety and health

lead by example and follow the rules

12

What is meant by the phrase, "creating employer"?

Who causes the hazard

13

What is a floor opening?

12" or more

14

Permanent aisles and passageways must always be:

clear and good repair

15

What is a fixed ladder? When does it require a "cage or well"

permanently attached to a structure. Cage starts at 7-8 feet.

16

The most important factor in planning for emergencies is?

adequate number of exits.

17

Are "Small Businesses" required to have an emergency action plan?

Yes, 10 or fewer people you're allowed to do orally.

18

What type of fall protection must employees using an aerial lift wear?

Body belt or harness with retractable lanyard.